SOME DOS AND DON'TS ON THE SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT
This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like
any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be
read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
ensure that all electrical connections (including the mains plug, extension leads and inter-
connections between the pieces of equipment) are properly made and in accordance with
the manufacturer's instructions. Switch off and withdraw the mains plug before making or
consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt about the installation, operation or safety of your
be careful with glass panels or doors on equipment.
route the mains lead so that it is not likely to be walked on, crushed, chafed, or subjected to
excessive wear and tear or heat.
remove any fixed cover as this may expose dangerous voltages.
obstruct the ventilation openings of the equipment with items such as newspapers,
tablecloths, curtains, etc. Overheating will cause damage and shorten the life of the
allow electrical equipment to be exposed to dripping or splashing, or objects filled with
liquids, such as vases, to be placed on the equipment.
place hot objects or naked flame sources such as lighted candles or nightlights on, or close to
equipment. High temperatures can melt plastic and lead to fires.
use makeshift stands and NEVER fix legs with wood screws - to ensure complete safety always
fit the manufacturer's approved stand or legs with the fixings provided according to the
use equipment such as personal stereos or radios so that you are distracted from the
requirements of traffic safety.
listen to headphones at high volume, as such use can permanently damage your hearing.
leave equipment switched on when it is unattended unless it is specifically stated that is
designed for unattended operation or has a stand-by mode. Switch off using the switch on
the equipment and make sure that your family knows how to do this. Special arrangements
may need to be made for infirm or handicapped people.
continue to operate the equipment if you are in any doubt about it working normally, or if it is
damaged in any way – switch off, withdraw the mains plug and consult your dealer.
NEVER let anyone especially children push anything into holes, slots or any other opening in
the case – this could result in a fatal electric shock;
NEVER guess or take chances with electrical equipment of any kind;
it is better to be safe than sorry!